Lipids and Heart Disease: A Guide for the Primary Care Team / Edition 2

Lipids and Heart Disease: A Guide for the Primary Care Team / Edition 2

by Madaleine Ball, Jim Mann
     
 


Disorders of lipid metabolism are an important factor in coronary heart disease; this comprehensive book covers all aspects from epidemiology through to the management of individual patients. It explains the current major studies and describes the diagnosis, practical aspects of care (including diet and lifestyle), and management of lipid disorders. This new… See more details below

Overview


Disorders of lipid metabolism are an important factor in coronary heart disease; this comprehensive book covers all aspects from epidemiology through to the management of individual patients. It explains the current major studies and describes the diagnosis, practical aspects of care (including diet and lifestyle), and management of lipid disorders. This new edition covers the latest drugs and ideas on treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192624956
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Series:
Oxford Medical Publications Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Glossary
Introduction
1The function of lipids3
2Plasma lipids and coronary heart disease8
3Atherosclerosis - the process and risk factors20
4Does lipid lowering reduce coronary heart disease risk?33
5Hyperlipidaemia: diagnosis and assessment47
6Secondary hyperlipidaemia56
7Primary hyperlipidaemia64
8Dietary management of hyperlipidaemia79
9Drug treatment of hyperlipidaemia99
10Overview of the familial hyperlipidaemias, and patient treatment: other aspects of management109
11Population and high-risk strategies in coronary heart disease prevention121
12Screening in primary care131
13Practical help141
Appendix: Lipid metabolism: expanded notes162
References and further reading166
Index000

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